Ashley Greene rocks to 'CBGB'
EXCLUSIVE: Ashley Greene, who plays Alice Cullen in the blockbuster TWILIGHT SAGA, has landed the female lead in Randall Miller’s CBGB, the story of the influential New York music venue and its impact on the punk rock scene, Variety's Jeff Sneider reports. Greene is in talks to play Lisa Kristal, the daughter of CBGB owner Hilly Kristal, who will be played by Alan Rickman. Script depicts the younger Kristal as a fiery young woman who frequently clashes with her father but ends up working as the business manager of his club. She later attended law school to help her dad keep CBGB afloat before it shuttered in 2008. Malin Akerman is set to co-star as Blondie singer Debbie Harry, while the rest of the ensemble includes Rupert Grint, Johnny Galecki, Stana Katic, Joel David Moore, Peter Vack, Kerry Bische, Taylor Hawkins, Mickey Sumner, Steven Schub and Evan Alex Cole.